Ask a doctor

How Soon Can I Get in the Pool After Smart Lipo?

How Soon Can I Get in the Pool After Smart Lipo?

Doctor Answers (3)

SmartLipo

+1

You should wait until you have stopped draining and then wait until a week has passed to go for a gentle swim in cool water.  But first, get clearance from your surgeon.

Web reference: http://www.elitemdspa.com

Bay Area Dermatologist
4.5 out of 5 stars 12 reviews

I recommend waiting until the entry spots are healed.

+1

I recommend waiting until the entry spots are healed.  This is ususally two to three weeks following the procedure.   

Web reference: http://www.gatewaylasercenter.com/SmartLipo.html

Salt Lake City Dermatologic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 9 reviews

How Soon Can I Get in the Pool After Smart Lipo?

+1

Your question is the time before you can swim. HUMMM best to ask your surgeon of record. In my patient I allow light activity, even swimming, at 4 to 5 days. BUT that is in my patients. 

Miami Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 55 reviews

These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.

You might also like...

Ask a Doctor

Get personalized answers from board-certified doctors. For free.